Just today, four cases of the novel coronavirus infection called COVID-19 have been confirmed in Ghana.
Earlier today, two cases were confirmed.
Then just now, two new cases have been confirmed.
This increases Ghana’s coronavirus cases to 11.
The two new cases were confirmed in the Ashanti Region by the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine
Here are details of the two new cases:
The first is a 59-year-old Ghanaian woman, resident in the United Kingdom who recently returned to Ghana and currently living in Kumasi, reported to a private hospital with the history of fever (temp of 39.1 ℃ ), general malaise, cough and runny nose. Her condition was suspected to be COVID-19. The sample was subsequently collected and sent to KCCR and the report was received this early morning as positive for COVID-19.
The second case is a 61-year-old Lebanese male trader and resident in Kumasi. He felt unwell and reported to a health facility with fever (temp 39.4 ℃ ), and cough. The sample tested positive for COVID-19.
Both patients are being managed in isolation and responding to treatment.
So far the confirmed cases in Ghana are from Turkey, Norway, Germany, France, United States of America, United Kingdom (UK) and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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